When you put files and folders in the Trash on your Mac it feels as though you’ve removed them from your machine. But you haven’t — they’re quietly sitting there out of sight sucking up space on your hard drive. Here’s what’s going on and a handy tip that means you’ll never have to remember to empty the Trash again.
Sometimes the Open With contextual menu shows multiple versions of one app. While that causes no real harm it can be annoying and confusing. It’s easy to fix though. Here’s how.
Renaming an open document is simple in Mountain Lion. You just have to find the hidden menu. Here’s where it is.
The Finder Sidebar in Mountain Lion can be customised by changing the icon size, showing or hiding, adding or removing items, and showing or hiding sections on the fly. Here’s how.
By default the Mac copies a file if you drag it from one drive to another. If you don’t want to keep the original though, hold down the Command key to move the file instead.
AirDrop is built-in to Lion (OS 10.7) and lets you send files to a nearby Mac (with Lion) with just a couple of clicks. No mess, no struggle, no hair-pulling. Here’s how.